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VillageQ Community: Single Mom by Choice
Community / Portraits

VillageQ Community: Single Mom by Choice

Meet Lindsay and her daughter, Evelyn, who live in Toronto.

Zoom Vacations celebrates Thanksgiving with our annual trip to Peru, with Thanksgiving dinner in a private colonial mansion.
Travel

Thanksgiving Around the World

Gratitude is celebrates around the world in many different ways.

O, Canada? Whose Canada?
News & Politics

O, Canada? Whose Canada?

As VillageQ’s resident Canadian blogger, I would like to take this opportunity to inform you that, up here, the government is open for business. I’m not really gloating here — our prime minister, Stephen Harper, is and has been quite capable of his own version of shutting government down (in […]

Featured Family Portraits
Community / Portraits

Featured Family Portraits

Each week we feature three queer families from our VillageQ Instagram community. This week we even have two Canadians! Queer families rule!   “My name is Deja and my partner is Vanessa, we have a beautiful 1 year old, her name is Nadia. We live in Austin,TX. My family is […]

In which I am a wee bit punchy about the beginning of school
Family / Kids / Parenting

In which I am a wee bit punchy about the beginning of school

If you’re reading this, it means my children are back in school. And while I would weep for joy, there’s no point, because I’m just going to pull them out again tomorrow for a few hours to go to Rosh Hashanah services. It’s a bit of a cruel joke, the […]

Defending my right to be a mediocre (queer) parent
Family / Parenting

Defending my right to be a mediocre (queer) parent

You know, I’ve never particularly felt the need to defend my parenting skills as a queer mom. Maybe it’s because I have a supportive extended family: my own parents, my mother-in-law, my brother, all my cousins — even our sperm donor’s family — were (and still are) thrilled and excited […]